MEDICARE / MEDICAID

Equitable Physician Payment

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports Medicare physician payment reform based upon a Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS); and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society opposes any attempt by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to use volume offset assumptions to implement Medicare Physician Payment Reform; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports measures that would require an appeal mechanism for timely remedy of inaccuracies associated with implementation of RBRVS.

(Substitute Report D-1991, adopted as amended 11/9/91)
(revised, Report U-2001, Item 34, adopted 11/11/01)
(revised, Report L2-2004, Item 46, adopted 11/14/2004)
(reaffirmed, Report I-2009, Item 2-23, adopted 11/01/2009) (reaffirmed, Reaffirmation Report-2014, Item 71, adopted 10/25/2014)

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